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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Cosmetics technology; Advocate - Science

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A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Horticulture; Gardening

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Practical Latin for Gardeners is a timely and useful guide to plant names based on the bestselling Latin for Gardeners. It... [more]

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson

History; General & world history; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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Everyone knows the old saying "necessity is the mother of invention," but if you do a paternity test on many of... [more]

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Total Sustainability in the Built Environment

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Total Sustainability in the Built Environment

Alison Cotgrave, Mike Riley

Architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Sustainability; Building construction & materials

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The first textbook in sustainable construction bringing together the whole range of topics from planning through to facilities... [more]

$97.95  $25.00

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Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

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Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

Eric Chaline

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Mechanical engineering

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Gives the historical and technological context behind fifty machines that influenced the development of human civilization.... [more]

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The Brilliant Outsider

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The Brilliant Outsider

Robert Wainwright

Biography; Biography: general; First World War; Second World War; Inventions & inventors; Climbing & mountaineering

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George Ingle Finch, mountaineer, soldier, scientist, rebellious spirit, boy from the bush, was in his day one of the most... [more]

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective Management

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective...

Mike Braysher

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Pest control

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Provides the knowledge to effectively plan, prioritise, develop and apply best practice pest animal management in Australia.... [more]

$49.95

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Backyard Chickens: How to Keep Happy Hens

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Backyard Chickens: How to Keep Happy Hens

Dave Ingham

Poultry farming; Gardening; Farm & working animals; Advocate - Food & Garden

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Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old and a natural extension for anyone who has a veggie patch. This book is... [more]

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Overturning Aqua Nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights

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Overturning Aqua Nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights

Viriginia Marshall

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Land rights; Water supply & treatment

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Overturning aqua nullius aims to cultivate a new understanding of Aboriginal water rights and interests in the context of... [more]

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Mouthfeel: How Texture Makes Taste

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Mouthfeel: How Texture Makes Taste

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrb K.

Food & beverage technology; Cookery, food & drink

Hardback

<div> Why is chocolate melting on the tongue such a decadent sensation? Why do we love crunching on bacon? Why is fizz-less... [more]

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Medieval Robots: Mechanism, Magic, Nature, and Art

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Medieval Robots: Mechanism, Magic, Nature, and Art

E. R. Truitt

History; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; History of engineering & technology

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Medieval robots took such forms as talking statues, mechanical animals, or silent metal guardians; some served to entertain... [more]

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Energy Methods in Applied Mechanics

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Energy Methods in Applied Mechanics

Henry L. Langhaar

Mathematics & Sciences; Engineering: general; Materials science

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Integrated, modern treatment explores applications to dynamics of rigid bodies, analysis of elastic frames, general elastic... [more]

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The Ultimate Guide to Urban Farming: Sustainable Living in Your Home, Community, and Business

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The Ultimate Guide to Urban Farming: Sustainable Living in Your Home, Community,...

Nicole Faires

Food & society; Sustainable agriculture; Gardening

Paperback

Includes bibliographical references and index. [more]

$28.99

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder...

Alexander Jones

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History of science; Popular science; History of engineering & technology

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The Antikythera Mechanism, now 82 small fragments of corroded bronze, was an ancient Greek machine simulating the cosmos as... [more]

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the...

Cat Warren

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal husbandry; Farm & working animals

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In What the Dog Knows, Warren uses her odyssey with Solo to enter the broader world of scent detection dogs, revealing the... [more]

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The String Book

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The String Book

Adam Hart-Davis

History; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Ropework, knots & macrame

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The popular BBC TV science broadcaster presents an informative history of the technology of string over the ages, with knot... [more]

$19.99

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

Richard Heinberg, David G. Fridley

Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Global warming; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Beginning with a comprehensive overview of our current energy system, the author's survey issues of energy supply and demand... [more]

$34.99

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Physics of the Piano

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Physics of the Piano

Nicholas J. Giordano

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Keyboard instruments; Popular science; Acoustic & sound engineering

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A central quest in the study of musical instruments is to understand why the sound of the 'same' note depends greatly on the... [more]

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A Short History of Gardens

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A Short History of Gardens

Gordon Campbell

Horticulture; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Landscape gardening; Natural & wild gardening

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A Short History of Gardens embraces the beauty and practicality of gardens, in history and culture across the world. Gordon... [more]

$26.95

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Maths for engineers

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This Very Short Introduction explores the concept of measurement, its mathematical underpinnings, and its wide range of application... [more]

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Robots

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Robots

John M. Jordan

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics

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Robots are entering the mainstream. Technologies have advanced to the point of mass commercialization -- Roomba, for example... [more]

$35.95

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Machine Learning: The New AI

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Machine Learning: The New AI

Ethem Alpaydin

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Machine learning

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Today, machine learning underlies a range of applications we use every day, from product recommendations to voice recognition... [more]

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Dangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way Forward

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Dangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way Forward...

David W. Orr

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Mechanical engineering & materials

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A leading environmental thinker takes a hard look at the obstacles and possibilities on the long road to sustainability [more]

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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos

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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos

Loren Eiseley

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Palaeontology; Space science; The natural world, country life & pets

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<b>A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.</b> To read Loren Eiseley... [more]

$114.95

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth...

Julian Guthrie

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Alone in a spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed towards space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed... [more]

$34.99

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